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Can you be charge with possession of firearm,construct area. Yes or No, when you wasn't in the area.

Allentown, PA |

I'm at a bar the cops came to the bar and ask if they can check my friend room in another location so I went with them and let them check his room but they found a gun in the complex bathroom how can I be charge.

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I'm going to edit the practice area of your post to "Criminal Defense" for better exposure.

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This sounds like a question that has recently been asked. The right question is whether the Commonwealth has enough evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you possessed the weapon. Retain an experienced criminal defense attorney and have them aggressively put them to their burden. Good luck.


I agree that this question seems to be a repeat. Exploring on the Internet questions of how or why police might/could charge you seems like a poor use of your time and energy. At least from this version, it is unclear whether you have been charged or not. If you haven't then stop worry about the academic issues you've raised. If you have been charged then the only real help will come from retaining an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area.